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Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   600 West 3rd Street, Covington, KY 41011
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Ranked #5 of 9 hotels in Covington
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Came here for one night to enjoy dining and nightlife close by in Newport. Found the best price on Holiday Inn's website since we booked over 7 days early. Staff was nice. Beds were comfy. Easy access to I-75.

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Fishers, Indiana
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119 reviews 119 reviews
18 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have never stayed at this hotel before so we though we'd try it on our last trip to Cincinnati. The staff was very nice and the hotel offers many amenities such as a pool, restaurant, bar, business center, workout room and plenty of vending machines. The only negative is that the hotel looks a little old on the inside... More

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St. Marys
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67 reviews 67 reviews
40 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is just plain old. It is no longer up to the standards of Holiday Inn plain and simple. The only good thing about this hotel was the staff, everything else was poor and substandard. I checked in was greeted by the manager and the front desk staff, they were very pleasent. I checked in, got my keys and... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After an 8-hour drive, just wanted to pick up some quick food and check in to the hotel. "Luck" for us there was a McDonald's on the opposite corner from the hotel. DON'T STOP HERE! The number of homeless beggars was astonishingly high. Go straight to hotel and check in. Sleep. Check out. Once we got to the hotel, it... More

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Medina, Ohio
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76 reviews 76 reviews
46 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's clear this is the hotel of choice for folks in town to see a game. It's been here for quite some time and it shows in a lot of ways. The front looks nice enough, same for the lobby. Venture down the hall to the rooms and you quickly realize this building has some age/wear to it. The rooms... More

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Herts UK
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for a couple of nights. It was in a good location being just across the river from Cincinatti which can be walked to, although there is a trolley shuttle service that runs from just down the road from the hotel for $1. In addition Main Street Covington with its choice of eateries is a short stroll away. Free... More

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Chicago Heights, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights at this hotel while taking in a ball game in Cincinnati. The hotel is only about a mile walk to Great American Ballpark and is also across the Bridge from Paul Brown Stadium. We had 3 good night's rest, can't complain about the hotel much. The room was clean, the common areas were clean, the restaurant... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed there because everything else was booked out for the weekend. We enjoyed the pool and service at breakfast was good as well. The room was decent size, standard I would say for mid west, although I dissapointed there was no fridge available in the room. Another drawback was the doors... the locks work with the electronic card, but it... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront, responded to this review

Dear baebsjenny, Thank you for providing us with a very considerate review and thank you for staying with us. It is great to hear that the breakfast served during your stay lived up to your expectations. I would also like to for any inconvenience the room conditions may have caused you. Rest assured that the issues you have raised have... More

Norton, Ohio, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was easy to find. The room was nice and comfortable, but seemed a little small. Free internet was easy to hook up. There were just baked cookies at the front desk for us to enjoy. We had a good nights sleep with great pillows. The outside pool was good sized and enjoyed by all. We enjoyed ourselves.

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Lafayette, Indiana
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel was truly just average. When we first entered our room it smelled musty. For the $ amount spent I felt it was not up to par of others i've stayed at. I was surprised there was no small refrigerator or microwave. There was no exhaust fan in the bathroom. Don't let the word "Riverfront" fool you. You cannot... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront, responded to this review

Dear PurdueGirl57, We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback regarding your stay with us. We give the utmost importance to our guest comments as they help us improve, and continually provide the best guest experience possible. I am sorry our hotel did not live up to your expectations and regret you were not satisfied with the room... More

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Address: 600 West 3rd Street, Covington, KY 41011
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Location: United States > Kentucky > Covington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront 3*
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Awarded 'Renovation Of The Year' by Holiday Inn!Take a video tour of this Cincinnati hotel. The Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront hotel is located in the heart of Covington, Kentucky s business and entertainment district. Our Cincinnati hotel is within walking distance of downtown Cincinnati and features free downtown Cincinnati parking and free wireless high-speed Internet access.The Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront hotel is the place to stay when attending famous Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky events, such as the WEBN Fireworks, Oktoberfest, Maifest and the Flying Pig Marathon. The Holiday Inn Cincinnati Riverfront Hotel is the perfect place for your Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati weekend getaway. A centrally located Cincinnati hotel on the Ohio River, we are a Cincinnati Reds hotel near Great American Ballpark and a Cincinnati Bengals hotel near Paul Brown Stadium. We are also near MainStrasse Village, Newport on the Levee, the Newport Aquarium and the Cincinnati Zoo. The Holiday Inn Cincinnati-Riverfront hotel is also a favorite among companies such as Ashland Marathon, Duke Energy, UPS, P&G, Sara Lee and Kroger because of our close proximity to their offices and Cincinnati s central business district. ... more   less 
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